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Cleveland officer pleads guilty to touching student, 14

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer has received probation after pleading guilty to misdemeanors related to charges that he inappropriately touched a 14-year-old girl while working as a security guard at a private Cleveland school.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Ohio media can work together to improve election coverage

Memo from Ohio news media to the public: Message received. You deserve better, more meaningful coverage of presidential elections. That’s a particularly urgent challenge for Ohio’s media outlets since the Buckeye State will again occupy the main stage in 2016.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Study: Asian carp could develop huge presence in Lake Erie

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A scientific report says if Asian carp become established in Lake Erie, they eventually could make up about one-third of the lake's combined fish weight and cause drop-offs in other fish species.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Cops granted deposition delay in Ohio Wal-Mart shooting suit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two policemen who confronted a man carrying an air rifle in a Wal-Mart will be allowed to postpone giving formal statements about the deadly police shooting in a lawsuit while a federal criminal investigation is pending.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Museum at Hayes presidential center closes for overhaul

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A presidential library and museums center in Ohio has closed the presidential museum portion of the facility for a $1.3 million overhaul as officials prepare for a centennial celebration.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Police say 2 killed, 1 injured in crash, car fire in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two people were killed and a third injured in a fiery crash after the car they were in ran off the road and struck a tree and utility pole.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Ohio blaze in vacant home that killed firefighter was arson

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in a southwest Ohio city say a house fire that resulted in a firefighter's death has been ruled arson.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Court weighs whether immunity law covers non-medical help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing whether the state's good Samaritan law should apply to individuals trying to provide non-medical help in emergencies.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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